U+B9E5, 맥
HANGUL SYLLABLE MAEG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:a-o-r

[U+B9E4]
Hangul Syllables
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KoreanEdit




맿
마 ←→ 먀

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?maek
Revised Romanization (translit.)?maeg
McCune–Reischauer?maek
Yale Romanization?mayk

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

NounEdit

(maek) (hanja )

  1. (medicine) blood vein
    Synonym: 혈맥(血脈) (hyeolmaek)
  2. (medicine) pulse
    Synonym: 맥박(脈搏) (maekbak)
  3. (by extension) personal energy
    Synonyms: 기(氣) (gi), 기운 (giun)
    빠지는 이야기maegi ppajineun iyagitedious story; draining story
  4. (by extension, board games) strategically crucial area of the board
    Synonym: 맥점(脈點) (maekjeom)
  5. (by extension) context
    Synonym: 맥락(脈絡) (maengnak)
  6. something resembling a blood vessel-like network:
    1. (geology) mineral vein
      Synonym: 광맥(鑛脈) (gwangmaek)
    2. (feng shui) flow of geomantic power through mountain ranges
    3. (botany) vein of a leaf
      Synonyms: 잎맥 (immaek), 엽맥(葉脈) (yeommaek)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
말레이 (Mallei maek, Malayan tapir)

Sino-Korean word from (mythical beast). Compare Mandarin (, “tapir”), Japanese (ばく) (baku, tapir).

NounEdit

(maek) (hanja )

  1. tapir (animal)
    Synonyms: 테이퍼 (teipeo), 타피르 (tapireu)
  2. (original meaning) a mythological beast somewhat resembling a tapir

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from (ancient tribe).

Proper nounEdit

(Maek) (hanja )

  1. the Maek, an ancient Korean tribe
    Hypernym: 예맥(濊貊) (Yemaek)

Etymology 4Edit

From English Mac.

Proper nounEdit

(Maek)

  1. (computing) Mac
    maegyongfor Macs

Etymology 5Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(maek)

Extended content
  1. : pulse; vein
    (eumhun reading: (maek maek))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠɛk̚))
  2. : barley
    (eumhun reading: 보리 (bori maek))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠɛk̚))
  3. : name of an ancient people
    (eumhun reading: 나라 이름 (nara ireum maek))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠæk̚))
  4. : horseriding
    (eumhun reading: (mal tal maek))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠæk̚))
  5. : footpaths
    (eumhun reading: 두렁 (dureong maek))
    (MC reading: (MC mˠæk̚))